International Fertiliser Development Communication Officer - 2SCALE Program Jobs in Kenya

International Fertiliser Development Communication Officer - 2SCALE Program Jobs in Kenya


The 2SCALE program, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, is one of the most innovative incubator programs for inclusive agribusiness in sub-Saharan Africa.

2SCALE (www.2scale.org) develops a portfolio of partnerships in eight countries in sub-Saharan Africa (Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Niger and Nigeria). These partnerships aim to promote inclusive business in agriculture, through support to value chain development, agribusiness cluster formation and enabling business environments.

The program partners with national and multinational agri-food companies as drivers to increase smallholder farmer productivity and efficiency within selected value chains. Specific attention is given to job creation (including for youth), women entrepreneurship and “base of the pyramid” (BoP) consumers and producers.

2SCALE aims to both inform and involve all its program partners (smallholder producers, food processing companies and others), donors, embassies and interested professionals in agribusiness. The Communication Officer will be responsible for developing stories and content from program activities in close collaboration with 2SCALE colleagues.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, in consultation with the rest of the 2SCALE Communication Team, the most appropriate channels (print, web, social media, others) to target each stakeholder group.
  • Provide regular updates and stories for the quarterly 2SCALE Enewsletter.
  • Maintain and continuously expand the program’s contact database.
  • Contribute, in close collaboration with
    the Communication Manager and Program Director, the compilation and editing of material for the 2SCALE annual report.
  • Develop linkages with relevant knowledge/information-sharing platforms within and beyond the 2SCALE countries, to raise the program’s profile globally.
  • Build a collection of high-quality photographs on 2SCALE work in the relevant countries, taking photographs herself/himself and identifying, contracting and supervising consultants (where necessary).
  • Develop good working relationships with key media in all target countries.
  • Develop and exploit synergies with communications staff from the 2SCALE consortium partners (IFDC, SNV & BoPInc).
  • Coordinate the visualization, scripting and production of short videos on 2SCALE within program countries.
  • Any other assignment that the supervisor deems necessary for the success of the program.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 11th September 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; International Fertiliser Development Communication Officer - 2SCALE Program Jobs in Kenya

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